A handout picture released by the press office of Hamas on May 7, 2014, shows Hamas prime minister in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniya reading the Arabic daily Al-Quds newspaper at his office in Gaza City. AFP PHOTO / HAMAS / MOHAMMED AL-OSTAZ
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A new Palestinian government will need the approval of the Hamas-dominated parliament, the Islamist movement's prime minister in Gaza, Ismail Haniya, said Wednesday.Hamas has dominated the Palestinian parliament since winning a landslide victory in the last parliamentary election, held in 2006 .Representatives from both Fatah and Hamas have met several times for talks on a final line-up for the government to end their division after Hamas expelled Fatah from Gaza in a week of deadly clashes in 2007 .
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